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BY SPENCER P. MEAD, L. L. B. Volume 3, 1675 - 1690. Page 49.

Transcribed by Geri Ryerson K.

JAMES, Joseph, late of Fairfield, Jan. 26, 1687/8, letters of administration on his estate granted to his widow Mary James and Abraham Adams, page 244.

JENNINGS, Joshua, Sr., late of Fairfield will dated Feb. 25, 1674, probated Nov. 27, 1675, mentioned the his wife Mary, and children, Joshua, Joseph, Micaell, John, Samuel, Mathew, Isack, Mary, and Elizabeth. Overseers Major gold, and Mr. Wakeman. Witnesses Josiah Harvy and Mary Staples, page 11.
Inventory taken Nov. 27, 1675, by John Banks, Esbon Wakeman, and Josiah Harvy, and filed May 2, 1676, page 12.

JOHNSON, Herman, in 1685, convicted of stealing wheat out of Joseph Lockwood's barn, ordered to pay threefold to Joseph Lockwood, and to be whipped not exceeding 20 stripes on ye naked back in lew of his fine. page 166.

JONES, Cornelius, late of Fairfield, inventory taken Nov. 9, 1676, by Francis Burdlee and Josiah Harvy, page 39.

JOYE, Abraham, late of ____, Mch 18, 1687, Isaac Wheler, Sr., being duly sworn testified as follows: yt he being at James Benet's Sr., house about the last of September, as was a twelve months agoe, my wife, James Bennet, and his wife with some of ye rest of ye family being there, and Abraham Joye, now deceased, then upon his voige agoing to Boyton sayd, I consider all men are mortall, and know not what my fall out, i would have you landlord and land lady take notice yt what little estate I leave here behind me, all of it, after my debts are paid. I doo give to my brother Joseph and clapt his hand upon Abraham Bennet's bed, and sayd and to this little boy my name sake to be equally divided between them two. If I come not here again, only I would not have my brother Joseph to be disturbed in ye house. but take itt, James Bennet, Sr., being present at ye same time testified in full with ye sayd Isaac Wheler.
The court approved of ye verball will and appointed Isaac Wheeler administrator the estate, page 246.
Aug. 16, 1687, letters of administration on his estate granted to Isaac Wheler, page 230. (continued page 50)

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